Coop in Morning.....

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by healz13, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. healz13

    healz13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I have three ISA browns (17 weeks), 1 barred rock (10 weeks), and 1 silkie roo (10 weeks). They have now been together for a week and a half. The ISAs have started laying in the nests and everyone seems to get along fine (with some gentle pecking here and there of course). They hang out mostly in 3 (isas) and 2 (barred/silkie) but occasionally all together. They have established the order (3 isas first obviously...) and at night all seems okay. In the morning, though, the silkie and barred are usually under a roost bar that I have while the isas roam the coop. No blood or anything and all good in the day. Will this go away? Do you think they are just being proactive? They are all free range.
     
  2. Mrs. K

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    no damage = no worry, they will be fine
     
  3. healz13

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    @Mrs. K - thank you! I hope so! It has now been almost two weeks and there is never any blood or serious pecking. Could this suddenly change or are we likely okay now?
     

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